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Street musicians perform at the platform of the Jackson Blue Line Station. Permits to perform at stations are issued by the CTA.


An organization helps street musicians get gigs and better creds

by Kimiteru Tsuruta
March 08, 2012



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Every day, across Chicago, music performed by street artists echoes off the walls of CTA train stations.  Chicago Street Musicians is a nonprofit organization that celebrates Chicago-area street musicians by educating the public at large about their lives and music and by providing additional performance opportunities.  Medill Reports Kimiteru Tsuruta produced this audio story.